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I am looking for some advice and info on taking Summer and Murphy into Canada.

In late March, we are going to a lacrosse game in Rochester, NY. Since its so close to Niaraga Falls, we thought we would take them over to the Canadian side to the the Horseshoe Falls. We may make a lighthouse run on the way there as well.

Besides a health certificate for each of them, what else do I need?
 

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We have crossed the border back and forth between Canada and the US many times with our brood. We always bring health certificates (actually, I believe all that is officially required to come into Canada with an adult dog (as opposed to a puppy) is just proof of rabies vaccine - but it certainly doesn't hurt to have a full health certificate just in case) but we have never been asked to show them. Even when we adopted both Booker and Moose from the US and brought them back into Canada for the first time all they asked for at the border was to see the bill of sale (sadly, dogs are simply personal property at law).

We did have a problem last time we went to the US last spring, though, trying to bring along dog food for our trip. I'm not sure whether there are any restrictions coming into Canada, but going back into the US there is a mad-cow related prohibition on bringing dog food into the US. I think they will let it go if the food is in a sealed bag and originated in the US, but ours was Canadian and open and so they poured out the full week's worth... the hounds were up in paws!
 

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Yep, BookerMoose is right. Matt's parents live in CT so we have made the trip many times. Only rarely have they asked for the paperwork, but it's good to have it just in case. We generally only take the rabies certificate, although a general health certificate might be a good idea too. If you check US Customs, that's all they require.

I've never heard of any prohibition about dog food, nor encountered any problems with transporting it.

Enjoy Niagara Falls - it's quite an interesting place!
 
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